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{Note from Jessica: Today’s post is shared by my sweet friend, Raia, author of Raia’s Recipes. Raia is a homeschooling, stay-at-home mom of five crazy kids. After the birth of her third child, she was diagnosed with celiac disease. This discovery turned her bread and pasta-filled life upside down and set her on a mission to find out what healthy meant for her family. Aspiring to encourage other moms, she started her blog filled with simple, easy, healthy dishes. Stop by Raia’s Recipes to get plenty of real food, gluten-free recipes and much more!}

I’m always on the lookout for new ways to reduce waste when cooking for my family. I save my veggie scraps and meat bones for stock, use leftover fruits in smoothies, and turn the meal from making coconut milk into flour. Recently, I’ve been turning my kids discarded sweet potato skins into these tasty chips.

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My kids love sweet potatoes any way I serve them: as fries, cookies, brownieschocolate pudding, or even just plain ‘ol roasted. Since I know sweet potatoes are naturally loaded with potassium and beta-carotene, vitamin A, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus, I don’t mind serving them whenever I can.

These chips are tasty and easy to make. They’re a great afternoon snack or addition to a simple lunch. Eat them as they are, or pair them with your favorite salads, soups, sandwiches, or dips (<– click those links for recipes!). 🙂

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Crispy Sweet Potato Skins :: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

These chips are tasty and easy to make. They’re a great afternoon snack or addition to a simple lunch. Eat them as they are, or pair them with your favorite salads, soups, sandwiches, or dips.


  • skins from pre-baked and eaten sweet potatoes
  • melted butter, coconut oil, or olive oil
  • kosher or sea salt


  1. After baking your sweet potatoes, let them cool enough so that you can handle them.
  2. Carefully peel the potatoes, leaving the skins in as big of pieces as possible.
  3. Make sure your oven is preheated to 350 F, and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  4. Lay the skins flesh side up on the pans, brush with butter or oil, and sprinkle with salt.
  5. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until the desired crispness.
  6. Let cool for a few minutes before devouring.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 81Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 33mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 1g

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Do you like sweet potatoes? Ever tried making chips from the skins? Leave a comment below!

Sometimes You Just Need a Good Snack!

If you’re reading this blog, chances are you’ve embarked on your gluten-free journey, but are missing your favorite snack foods. You’re bored with all of the gluten-free options out there (which, let’s face it, aren’t all that healthy). Let me ask you a few questions:

  • Are you new to a real foods diet or just bored with eating the same thing every day?
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